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Tug McGraw PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
19 1514.7 96 92 180 1109 3.14 19.1
Birth Date8-30-1944
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1965 NYN 20 37 9 97.7 56.0 41.7 2 7 1 1 6 1 416 88 47 36 8 130 48 46 3 57 3.32 4.10 4.07 6.4 0.8
1966 NYN 21 15 12 62.3 60.3 2.0 2 9 0 0 3 0 276 72 38 37 11 118 25 23 0 34 5.34 5.08 5.56 -2.1 -0.3
1967 NYN 22 4 4 17.3 17.3 0.0 0 3 0 0 0 1 78 13 16 15 3 22 13 11 0 18 7.79 5.08 6.99 -2.9 -0.3
1969 NYN 24 42 4 100.3 20.7 79.7 9 3 12 2 3 0 424 89 31 25 6 128 47 40 0 92 2.24 3.01 3.23 16.9 2.0
1970 NYN 25 57 0 90.7 0.0 90.7 4 6 10 4 1 0 398 77 40 33 6 112 49 32 1 81 3.28 3.58 3.99 12.4 1.4
1971 NYN 26 51 1 111.0 6.0 105.0 11 4 8 4 2 0 441 73 22 21 4 103 41 30 3 109 1.70 2.24 2.42 25.8 3.0
1972 NYN 27 54 0 106.0 0.0 106.0 8 6 27 6 1 0 419 71 26 20 3 95 40 29 3 92 1.70 2.38 2.45 21.1 2.4
1973 NYN 28 60 2 118.7 11.7 107.0 5 6 25 7 0 0 503 106 53 51 11 154 55 46 3 81 3.87 3.86 5.07 0.5 0.2
1974 NYN 29 41 4 88.7 27.3 61.3 6 11 3 6 2 0 390 96 43 41 12 148 32 26 0 54 4.16 4.21 4.47 4.0 0.4
1975 PHI 30 56 0 102.7 0.0 102.7 9 6 14 3 0 0 419 84 38 34 6 119 36 30 3 55 2.98 3.44 4.35 7.9 0.9
1976 PHI 31 58 0 97.3 0.0 97.3 7 6 11 6 0 0 408 81 34 27 4 112 42 32 0 76 2.50 2.91 3.27 14.7 1.7
1977 PHI 32 45 0 79.0 0.0 79.0 7 3 9 3 0 0 311 62 25 23 6 95 24 19 1 58 2.62 3.20 3.83 13.1 1.4
1978 PHI 33 55 1 89.7 7.0 82.7 8 7 9 2 1 0 363 82 39 32 6 124 23 16 0 63 3.21 2.86 3.71 9.5 1.1
1979 PHI 34 65 1 83.7 4.0 79.7 4 3 16 3 0 0 357 83 56 48 9 128 29 22 2 57 5.16 3.84 5.65 -1.2 -0.3
1980 PHI 35 57 0 92.3 0.0 92.3 5 4 20 5 0 0 355 62 16 15 3 88 23 14 2 75 1.46 2.36 2.76 17.5 2.0
1981 PHI 36 34 0 44.0 0.0 44.0 2 4 10 1 0 0 178 35 13 13 2 56 14 11 0 26 2.66 3.03 3.74 2.7 0.3
1982 PHI 37 34 0 39.7 0.0 39.7 3 3 5 7 0 0 181 50 19 19 3 69 12 6 1 25 4.31 3.45 3.23 5.5 0.6
1983 PHI 38 34 1 55.7 3.0 52.7 2 1 0 1 0 0 236 58 24 22 4 82 19 15 0 30 3.56 3.55 4.09 6.2 0.6
1984 PHI 39 25 0 38.0 0.0 38.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 160 36 17 16 1 54 10 6 0 26 3.79 2.56 3.00 8.6 0.9
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1965 NYN MLB 37 9 97.7 4.07 100 .270 .249 .306 .375 .259 .267 102 6.8 0.8 6.4 0.8
1966 NYN MLB 15 12 62.3 5.56 60 .318 .263 .316 .390 .266 .296 97 -3.0 -0.3 -2.1 -0.3
1967 NYN MLB 4 4 17.3 6.99 11 .276 .248 .312 .359 .265 .227 96 -3.6 -0.4 -2.9 -0.3
1969 NYN MLB 42 4 100.3 3.23 119 .254 .256 .322 .382 .266 .297 98 15.8 1.7 16.9 2.0
1970 NYN MLB 57 0 90.7 3.99 109 .255 .257 .324 .385 .261 .272 97 10.6 1.1 12.4 1.4
1971 NYN MLB 51 1 111.0 2.42 137 .200 .246 .309 .361 .256 .243 97 22.7 2.6 25.8 3.0
1972 NYN MLB 54 0 106.0 2.45 135 .216 .249 .313 .371 .264 .242 97 20.5 2.4 21.1 2.4
1973 NYN MLB 60 2 118.7 5.07 76 .253 .258 .325 .386 .262 .269 99 -0.5 -0.1 0.5 0.2
1974 NYN MLB 41 4 88.7 4.47 90 .284 .258 .324 .371 .263 .288 98 3.3 0.4 4.0 0.4
1975 PHI MLB 56 0 102.7 4.35 99 .224 .260 .325 .376 .261 .245 105 6.2 0.7 7.9 0.9
1976 PHI MLB 58 0 97.3 3.27 121 .235 .255 .315 .365 .259 .269 104 15.0 1.7 14.7 1.7
1977 PHI MLB 45 0 79.0 3.83 118 .206 .263 .328 .400 .258 .252 106 10.5 1.1 13.1 1.4
1978 PHI MLB 55 1 89.7 3.71 111 .239 .252 .313 .368 .255 .280 104 9.0 1.0 9.5 1.1
1979 PHI MLB 65 1 83.7 5.65 71 .250 .265 .324 .390 .257 .285 104 -1.5 -0.2 -1.2 -0.3
1980 PHI MLB 57 0 92.3 2.76 133 .189 .259 .317 .372 .253 .234 101 16.8 1.8 17.5 2.0
1981 PHI MLB 34 0 44.0 3.74 105 .236 .245 .304 .353 .252 .243 102 2.9 0.3 2.7 0.3
1982 PHI MLB 34 0 39.7 3.23 122 .279 .256 .315 .374 .254 .336 101 6.1 0.6 5.5 0.6
1983 PHI MLB 34 1 55.7 4.09 104 .251 .257 .316 .379 .256 .295 103 4.4 0.5 6.2 0.6
1984 PHI MLB 25 0 38.0 3.00 126 .247 .254 .318 .365 .254 .285 100 7.4 0.8 8.6 0.9
1989 GAS A 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 GAS A 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1965 NYN MLB 2 7 1 37 9 97.7 88 48 57 8 46% .267 8.1 4.4 0.7 5.3 1.39 3.32 6.4 0.8
1966 NYN MLB 2 9 0 15 12 62.3 72 25 34 11 53% .296 10.4 3.6 1.6 4.9 1.56 5.34 -2.1 -0.3
1967 NYN MLB 0 3 0 4 4 17.3 13 13 18 3 50% .227 6.8 6.8 1.6 9.3 1.50 7.79 -2.9 -0.3
1969 NYN MLB 9 3 12 42 4 100.3 89 47 92 6 51% .297 8.0 4.2 0.5 8.3 1.36 2.24 16.9 2.0
1970 NYN MLB 4 6 10 57 0 90.7 77 49 81 6 61% .272 7.6 4.9 0.6 8.0 1.39 3.28 12.4 1.4
1971 NYN MLB 11 4 8 51 1 111.0 73 41 109 4 49% .243 5.9 3.3 0.3 8.8 1.03 1.70 25.8 3.0
1972 NYN MLB 8 6 27 54 0 106.0 71 40 92 3 54% .242 6.0 3.4 0.3 7.8 1.05 1.70 21.1 2.4
1973 NYN MLB 5 6 25 60 2 118.7 106 55 81 11 56% .269 8.0 4.2 0.8 6.1 1.36 3.87 0.5 0.2
1974 NYN MLB 6 11 3 41 4 88.7 96 32 54 12 52% .288 9.7 3.2 1.2 5.5 1.44 4.16 4.0 0.4
1975 PHI MLB 9 6 14 56 0 102.7 84 36 55 6 42% .245 7.4 3.2 0.5 4.8 1.17 2.98 7.9 0.9
1976 PHI MLB 7 6 11 58 0 97.3 81 42 76 4 45% .269 7.5 3.9 0.4 7.0 1.26 2.50 14.7 1.7
1977 PHI MLB 7 3 9 45 0 79.0 62 24 58 6 63% .252 7.1 2.7 0.7 6.6 1.09 2.62 13.1 1.4
1978 PHI MLB 8 7 9 55 1 89.7 82 23 63 6 52% .280 8.2 2.3 0.6 6.3 1.17 3.21 9.5 1.1
1979 PHI MLB 4 3 16 65 1 83.7 83 29 57 9 47% .285 8.9 3.1 1.0 6.1 1.34 5.16 -1.2 -0.3
1980 PHI MLB 5 4 20 57 0 92.3 62 23 75 3 51% .234 6.0 2.2 0.3 7.3 0.92 1.46 17.5 2.0
1981 PHI MLB 2 4 10 34 0 44.0 35 14 26 2 45% .243 7.2 2.9 0.4 5.3 1.11 2.66 2.7 0.3
1982 PHI MLB 3 3 5 34 0 39.7 50 12 25 3 42% .336 11.3 2.7 0.7 5.7 1.56 4.31 5.5 0.6
1983 PHI MLB 2 1 0 34 1 55.7 58 19 30 4 55% .295 9.4 3.1 0.6 4.9 1.38 3.56 6.2 0.6
1984 PHI MLB 2 0 0 25 0 38.0 36 10 26 1 42% .285 8.5 2.4 0.2 6.2 1.21 3.79 8.6 0.9
1989 GAS A 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 3 0 0 0 0% .000 5.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.60 1.80 0.0 0.0
1990 GAS A 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 6 2 1 0 0% .000 10.8 3.6 0.0 1.8 1.60 5.40 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1984-06-02 1984-07-29 57 53 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
1982-11-16 1982-11-16 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 1982-11-16 -
1982-04-08 1982-06-21 74 63 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Bone Chips 1982-11-16 -
1980-06-25 1980-07-19 24 23 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1977-04-17 1977-06-18 62 54 Left Elbow Inflammation Ulnar Neuritis - -
1975-04-08 1975-04-26 15-DL 18 14 - Trunk Recovery From Surgery Bursa Rib Cage 1975-03-19 -
1975-03-19 1975-04-08 Camp 20 0 - Trunk Surgery Bursa Rib Cage 1975-03-19 -
1974-05-16 1974-06-14 29 24 Left Shoulder Strain - -
1966-05-18 1966-06-11 24 23 Left Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

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  Title Author Date
Baseball ProGUESTus: Where the Crazy Closer Comes FromMatthew Callan2013-04-09
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
Wezen-Ball: The Anniversary of a StreakLarry Granillo2012-05-30
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day, 2012!Larry Granillo2012-03-14
BP Unfiltered: Jaffe Versus BowaJay Jaffe2012-02-01
Baseball ProGUESTus: Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out SaveKevin Baker2011-10-31
Baseball ProGUESTus: Astros AppreciationAllen Barra2011-07-15
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (π) Day!Larry Granillo2011-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: A Little Bit Softer NowBen Lindbergh2011-02-03
Prospectus Hit and Run: Trevor Hoffman and the Coming WaveJay Jaffe2011-01-13
Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Relief at ListJay Jaffe2011-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Chuck Tanner and the 1979 PiratesBob Hertzel2010-10-26
One-Hoppers: Switch-Pitcher in PinstripesJay Jaffe2010-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Lest We ForgetSteven Goldman2009-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: George ThorogoodDavid Laurila2009-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1915, the Year of NothingSteven Goldman2008-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Yosted by His Own PetardSteven Goldman2008-09-16
The Class of 2008: RelieversJay Jaffe2008-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Importance of Being AugieSteven Goldman2007-08-13
The Big Picture: Evolving the Save RuleDavid Pinto2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: DebutJay Jaffe2007-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sweepers and SweepeesJim Baker2006-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Feels Like the First TimeJim Baker2005-10-21
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2005-03-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2004-04-16


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DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-27 16:30:00World Series Game FiveHas everyone heard about the Tug McGraw ashes thing? Yikes. (Will Carroll)